How to use a Transaction Script(aka Service Objects) in Ruby on Rails. Simple example

The logic of small applications can be present as a series of transactions. Using the Transaction Scripts pattern, we get an application that is easier to maintain, to cover with tests, and to scale.

In the [tutorial]( we will develop an [application]( that has Post, User, and Like models. Users should be able to like posts. The first version of the controller will contain extra code, which we will extract into a separate Transaction Script. We also describe when we need to use the Transaction Scripts and the pros of the transaction script usage.

Full tutorial: [How to use a Transaction Script (aka Service Objects) in Ruby on Rails. Simple example](

Leave a Comment